[Rubygems-developers] Gem Names not correlated to require name
hgs at dmu.ac.uk
Wed Oct 1 06:19:44 EDT 2008
On Tue, 30 Sep 2008, Jim Freeze wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 10:09 PM, Luis Lavena <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Ok, let forget about bunny_foo_foo, require_gem and all that, let's
> > heard the complains.
> The basic complaint is the require filename cannot be determined from
> the gem name.
Does it help that they can
%> gem server
and point their browser at http://localhost:8808/
to see a web page with all the gems and links to docs listed?
There will probably be complaints from the same users that this is a
bit obscure. Maybe the attached doc patch is of use?
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--- rubygems-1.3.0/lib/rubygems/command.rb.orig 2008-06-17 22:25:54.000000000 +0100
+++ rubygems-1.3.0/lib/rubygems/command.rb 2008-10-01 11:15:52.375000000 +0100
@@ -392,6 +392,9 @@
gem help platforms show information about platforms
gem help <COMMAND> show help on COMMAND
(e.g. 'gem help install')
+ gem server present a web page at
+ with info about installed gems.
}.gsub(/^ /, "")
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